How To: Play Wii games off SD cards or USB drives

While the Wii may be one the most popular console today, many people may be unfamiliar with all the many uses and features of the system. In this step by step guide, learn how to utilize the SD cards or a USB drive with the Wii (which most people are not completely familiar with). It takes you through the installation process and where the SD card/USB drive will go on both the Wii and a desktop computer. When the process is complete, you won't have to use the disc every time you play the game...

How To: Play Wii games from a USB HDD/flash drive easily

Want to play Nintendo Wii games from a USB hard disk or thumb drive? If you have a soft- or hard-modded, you can. You'll need to install [WBFS Manager http://wbfsmanager.codeplex.com/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=26808] and download a copy of Wii Flowa. For a detailed, step-by-step overview of the process, watch this gamer's guide.

How To: Hack a Wii firmware v. 3.2 or higher from any region

Hacking the Wii is a fun and not-too-challenging way to have a lot of fun with your console and give yourself a geeky sense of accomplishment. This video will show you how to hack a Wii from any region and with any firmware version between 3.2 and 4.2 using these files for versions 4.1 and below and these for version 4.2. If you've already upgraded to 4.3 that's too bad, because as yet 4.3 is hackproof. You'll just have to wait for the hackers to figure it out.

How To: Play Wii ISO's without burning disks (USB Flash Drive)

In this video the author shows how to play Wii ISO's without actually burning them do disks using the USB flash drive. A normal DVD disk's average capacity is 4.7 GB, but a normal Wii Play game takes about only .09 GB space. In a DVD we will be wasting a lot of space when you burn the games to it. Instead of DVD disks if you use a flash drive you can store huge number of games on a single drive and also use the USB drive as an other storage device. In this lengthy video the author shows how t...

How To: Install ios249 on the Wii and play backup games

ios249 is a sweet little hack for the Wii that allows you to play backup burned copies of games on your console. Pirated games will work too, although we DO NOT condone piracy. This video will walk you through the whole rather elaborate process of installing it on a hacked Wii with the Homebrew channel. You will need to download a whole mess of free software:

How To: Perform a Software Update on Your Nintendo Wii System

Using the Wii Options menu, it is possible to upgrade your Wii software to the latest version released from Nintendo for the gaming console. You will need to have an active internet connection to download the update first, so make sure that the Wii is connected to your home network. Be sure to check for upgrades every so often so that you have the latest features!

How To: Format an SD card to FAT32 for Wii hacking

Formatting an SD card to FAT32 format, the format that the Nintendo Wii can read, is the very first step that you need to take to hack you Wii. There's a lot of other reasons to do it as well, so even if you don't have a Wii you're trying to hack but want a FAT32 formatted SD card for some other reason, this video should still teach you everything you need to know.

How To: Use the WiiFlow USB Loader with an external hard drive

This is a video teaching how to use the Wiiflow USB loader with an external hard drive. This will allow you to store Nintendo Wii games in an external Desktop hard drive. The narrator shows you his consoles and his hard drives while loading the cover on his Wiiflow. The Wiiflow will let you store all of your Wii games onto a large hard drive, instead of your Nintendo Wii. It allows you to play the games from the USB loader without a game disc. This is a convenient way to play your games witho...

How To: Update the Flash player on your Wii so you can watch YouTube videos

If you want to watch Adobe Flash videos (such as YouTube clips) on your Nintendo Wii, you might find some difficulty in updating your Flash player. This video shows you how to properly update the software, both for your Wii in general and Adobe Flash in specific, so that you can watch as much Flash media on your Wii as you care to find! This is very quick - all you really have to do is find the right update in the Shopping section of your Wii.

How To: Watch Hulu, Netflix and more on a Wii

In this how-to video TechVW shows you how to watch Hulu, Netflix and more on a Wii home gaming system. He shows by using a web program called PlayOn that can be accessed through Wii Opera, you can connect to your computer to play videos streamed over the network. He goes on to show the different services offered and how to access each of them and a brief display of how they are used and what features they have.

How To: Play downloaded or backup Wii games

For all you Nintendo Wii fans out there, this tutorial will show you how to softmod your Wii in order to play certain games. Those games are backups or downloaded Wii games that can be made using some tricks with your computer. Note: There is always a danger to damaging your device when trying to mod something, so be careful! Enjoy!

How To: Install virtual console games on your Wii for free

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to load virtual console games onto your Nintendo Wii. You'll need the Twilight Hack and an SD card for this process. The Twilight hack allows you to run unofficial software through the SD (Secure Digital) card inserted into your Wii. Since the Twilight hack was found through the lastest Zelda game Twilight Princess, the game needs to be loaded every time before you can run any "homebrew" software.

How To: Use Trucha Bug Restorer to mod / hack your Wii

Trucha Bug Restorer is a powerful piece of homebrew software that you can use on your Wii to make sure that it is formatted properly in order to play burned games and use other hacks. This video will show you how to use it to set up an installation of cIOS on your Wii, which is the program that allows you to play burned backup copies of games.

How To: Watch Hulu on the Wii

Both your Wii and your PC need to be connected to a router that has an internet connection. If you have a wireless router, the Wii can connect to it without any additional hardware. Instructions are provided with the Wii.

How To: Download and burn Wii games for Mac

mybigleftnut90 teaches you how to burn Wii backup games for Mac. After you get a backup game for the Wii, you need to make sure the DVD you'll be burning it too is DVD-R as these work best. Also make sure that the size of the backup game is not larger than the blank DVD you have. Right click on the image and click on "Open with-Disk utility." In the new program window, you click your image file name and click the button "Burn" at the top. Your speed should be 2x or 4x. Unclick verify burned d...

How To: Use Wiiflow USB Loader

In this tutorial, we learn how to use Wiiflow USB Loader. First, go to the homebrew channel and then click on the wiiflow usb loader. After this, you will see a bunch of games for you to choose from. Browse through these until you see one you like, then select it. You can click the arrows to browse between different games and look at the covers of them. After you find one that you like you can play it right away from your PC. To change your settings, go to the lower left hand corner and chang...

How To: Use the Wiiflow forwarder channel

In this video, we learn how to use the Wiiflow forwarder channel. First, go to the Wiiflow USB loader on your Wii. After this has loaded, click on the game that you want to use. Once you click this, go to the settings button and click through until you find the defaults for the game. You can use this Wiiflow forwarder channel to play a ton of different games in just seconds. You can view the games using different views, making it easier for you to see what games are available. When you are fi...

How To: Backup and load Wii games for the Dolphin Emulator

Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to backup and load Wii games for the Dolphin Emulator.

How To: Reassemble a Nintendo Wii

Fixing your own electronical equipment can be difficult, but save you quite a bit of money. The bad thing is that once you've opened it up, putting it back together again, can be quite a hassle. Once you've opened it up, you're pretty much on your own. So in this tutorial, find out how to reassemble a Nintendo Wii. Good luck and remember that opening your Wii, may have voided your warranty. Enjoy!

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